Tag Archives: my morning jacket

TUNES FROM THE SKY

by muggsy It’s 5 am and I am sitting in the sky. Except for a sea of lights below me, everything is black. I’m the only one awake and just drank my weight in wine. I like where this year is going. Artist: Cotton Jones Song: Gone The Bells Artist: John Vanderslice Song: Trance Manual [...]

MONSTERS OF FOLK @ UNITED PALACE THEATER

post and (amazing) pics by marc evan In 1965, at the Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan stepped on stage and changed the face of folk music by playing an electrically amplified set with his band.  As the famous anecdote goes, Pete Seeger was so upset with the distortion during “Maggie’s Farm” that he wanted to [...]

FULL RELEASE 8/4: YIM YAMES – TRIBUTE TO

by mike schoeck One might have imagined Jim James to do an all covers LP of Neil Young or Gram Parsons or something a tad obscure before culling George Harrison. Though My Morning Jacket’s early recordings caught fragments of nuggets like “Rocket Man” and whatnot, this year Yim Yames as a solo beast on Tribute [...]

BIG DAY OUT IN SYDNEY

by eliza czander After a train ride that seemed to last a goddamn eternity, we finally arrived at the festival grounds for Sydney’s Big Day Out around 1 PM. I was noticing a theme on the way over, sandwiched between bikini tops and backpacks – Aussies get fucking tanked man. We thought we knew how [...]

BREAKING: MY MORNING JACKET LIVE EP

by phil My Morning Jacket just released a brand-new digital EP, Live at the Palms, exclusively on iTunes.  You may hear the band refer to the EP as Ryan Pickett Presents, in Association with Pickettmax Films: Candles and Panties ’08-the iTunes EP- LIVE in Las Vegas!  A Ryan Pickett Production – in honor of their [...]

MY MORNING JACKET @ MSG

by eliza czander I usually wouldn’t see a show from a luxury box. I want to be surrounded by beer swilling fans who spent good money on their tickets, not yuppy company whores who are more interested in drinking out the free bar than they are the music. Well, on Wednesday night when a chance [...]

DEAD CONFEDERATE: WRECKING BALL

by phil miller Drawing comparisons from everyone to Nirvana, for singer Hardy Morris’s raspy vox and grungy guitar; to Kings of Leon, for the dingy production/raw southern sound; and My Morning Jacket for their live show and jamming– the truth is, Dead Confederate have a sound all to their own. Recorded in the sound studio [...]

MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA LIMITED EP

by freda stop A limited edition EP/DVD titled Let My Pride Be What’s Left Behind will be released by Manchester Orchestra via thinkindie.com on October 14th. It will include a documentary, three live tracks, and two new songs. The doc was directed by Sam Erickson who also had a hand in My Morning Jacket’s Okonokos. [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 3 (JULY 6-12)

by john e. glasgow Hi people, here’s our newest mixtape filled with all the mp3′s featured on QuietColor this week. What a strange and interesting week. Today I got caught in a thunderstorm driving a convertible. It was magical. I leave you with an excerpt from Kurt Vonnegut’s book Hocus Pocus, published in 1990. She [...]

QC STAFF PICKS: BEST ALBUMS OF ’08

by the QC staff Alright so we all know the deal as New Year’s Eve approaches. Everyone does their yearly countdowns from moments to music to bla bla bla. Well the truth is, we drink heavily in December and we’re not going to feel like counting. We’re approaching mid-July and already some serious albums have [...]